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Sep 20, 2012 6:30am EDT
debris. baltimore on the top five list. >>> and also ahead the morning, black and orange. lately easy to spot. a lot of fans have been showing off the o's' pride. where do the birds tall on the list -- fall on the list when it comes the raking in the cash? when it comes to making money after the merchandise. >> how about that game last night. >> amazing. >> the 15th game they've wondered in extra innings. >> i always wondered you know after 18 innings. >> i couldn't believe the game was still on at 3:00, 3:30 in the morning. >> we look for interesting when we come -- more interesting when we come in that early. again the weather was so nice yesterday. >> it was. it was really lovely yesterday. and i'm going to do you one better and do it again. >> i like it. >> woo-hoo. go lynette. >> outside right now in bel air mainly clear skies. you can see a few high clouds in the back there. you see those wispy looking clouds? these are your cirrus clouds and those will be moving in throughout the day but it's going to be a beautiful day on tap. you have to get out there and enjoy it. but b
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> the only reason i'm in baltimore is because of him. only reason ravens have a team is because of him. only reason a lot of sacrifices that happened throughout the league is because of him. any time you can leave a legacy like that you know we -- we shouldn't mourn, we do but we should celebrate him. he is one of the most great men i have met in my life. for us to be in there i'm sure he knew and -- his eyes were open looking up at us and all of us around him at -- before we left just talking to him and praying with him. you know and ray just talked to him while we were right there. it was great just being there to see him off. >> one thing you think about when i think of life and death is how you end up going and he went peacefully. >> reporter: a >> a man who lived his life so well and you know he is in good stead with our savior and to be there and be a part of that is beyond description. >> to see those people in that room -- to see them salute art, talking to him, was powerful. >> i think one of the greatest moments is bringing him the  lombardi trophy and us up on that sta
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
sunday. that is -- every sunday. he's the man who's responsible for bringing football back to baltimore. this morning we have been told he's at the hospital reported to be in grave condition at johns hopkins. the 87-year-old purchased the cleveland browns that was back in 1961. he moved the franchise to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero here. he sold the minority interest of the team to steve bisciotti back in 2000 and in april 2004, bisciotti completed the purchase of the franchise. art modell right now johns hopkins again we're keeping a really close eye on the story and we're working the phones right now to get you the latest condition because he's been such a champion not only to bringing football but a also local charities here in the baltimore area. >>> another bier stick happening today -- big story happening today. mosquito spraying will begin in baltimore county and that's happening tonight. abc2 news linda so is here with all the details about the spraying. >> reporter: it's scheduled for tonight. in the millford mill neighborhood and workers with the department of
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Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
elderly couple in baltimore county. >> we have a beautiful weekend coming up but big changes by monday. with we are tracking another storm. the details coming up. >> two homicides in two months, now the liquor board will review the license of a park view bar. why neighbors are having the party. >> cute styles, cute models, the less -- website looks real. >> buyer beware the bridal gown scam that fearly ruined a wedding. >>> we start with a big step forward in the investigation into a murder that shocked a quiet historic neighborhood in baltimore county the peppers were laid to rest. the police had been looking for their grandson and tonight found him. neighbors put up a smallwooden cross outside the home of the peppers. >> we may never know what completely happened. we feel pretty good that we are one step closer to finding out what happened to some loved neighbors. republicanan one step closer because now baltimore county police have located matthew long, the 31-year-old grandson of the pepper who had been living with them. tonight he is in the hospital in oklahoma and county p
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Sep 14, 2012 4:55am EDT
east baltimore said if you have got a pit-bull, you got to go and one man is taking legal action. >>> one important factor in losing weight is obviously your diet. so we'll tell you the best foods to lose those pounds and keep them off. those stories and more coming up on "good morning maryland" at 5:00 a.m. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get maryland back to work. >>> kids at the seed store in baltimore got to be scientists for the week. we're talking about getting dna from fruit to getting evidence from a crime scene. this is called file lab. it's a tractor-trailer that has cutting edges science lab and the goal is to get kids
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
driving tired is dangerous. there's also a list of five myths about drowsy driving. >>> a baltimore man is perhaps one of hundreds who got hepatitis c from a traveling medical technician. david kwiatkowski was at maryland hospitals and others in other states. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more on the story. >> reporter: nelson said david kwiatkowski was on the team that treated him in 2008. this was one of several hospitals where kwiatkowski worked as a temp, but a temp that authorities said had a drug problem and did anything to get that fixed. 1966, linwood nelson served in baltimore. he said the baltimore va has been great, treating him for many years, more recently lung disease. that's why he was surprised when they contacted him about a meeting. >> it was a phone call from the chief of staff from the hospital's office telling me the situation about mr. kwiatkowski and said that i needed to come in to be tested, and about a week later they called me and told me that i tested positive for hepatitis c. >> reporter: nelson appears to be a victim of david kwiatkowski a temporary technic
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
you how. >> table games and baltimore will have a casino. we will show outsigns the casino could be -- you the signs the casino could be coming to our city. >> we are told to buckle up because it's a bumpy ride but it is a fun one. o's lose but guess what, the yankees did too so we are still hanging onto hope. thanks for joining us. it's wednesday morning, i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. they've celebration this morning down on light street at mccormick. so traffic could be backed up around there. rain could be a factor. >> >> reporter: rain is a factor. we are dealing with accidents everywhere. cecil and baltimore county and the city, howard county. nothing is off limits. so, it's a pretty hectic. she down. >> but if you complain about the rain lynette says we need it and we do because it turns out this is upsetting to you a bacon drought. >> what? >> >> bacon. >> there's. >> how can you drop that bomb on me like that. i. >> i am as shocked as you are. >> bacon sunday dais will go up in price -- sunday days are going up in -- sundaes are going up in price. >> we are dr
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Sep 19, 2012 6:30am EDT
northeast baltimore. i'll let you know how that will affect your commute coming up. >>> in the meantime, that weather yesterday was nasty. >> it was nasty. and we have lots of storm reports, lots of wind damage, wind gusts out there. and also still dealing with some flooding on some small streams and creeks as we go into carroll county and also fredrick county. let's start with some storm reports this morning. you can see all the blue dots. those indicate the wind damage that we saw yesterday, and this is what's going on right now with the yellow dot in howard county. well, that is wind -- the wind gust, rather, is what we're going to be dealing with there. so we can see basically that all day long it was a rough type of day in the afternoon time frame as well. we can see what's going on in terms of some wind damage around westminster, that was yesterday. it happened at 3:25. and for today we are going to begin to clean things up. it's going to be much better outside. but we're still talking about the flood warning that's in effect until, actually, 11:45, it was extended. you can see it
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Sep 20, 2012 5:30am EDT
with a look at roads. >>> still dealing with the big sinkhole in east baltimore. monument street still portions of that shut down. not far from patterson park. >> down in that neighborhood. right now you're saying chilly start take the coat. >> exactly and we're still officially in summer. we have frost advisories in western maryland we're looking at garrett county. it is chilly this morning. temperatures are in the 40s and a lot of spots. so take the jacket as you head out the door. i'd say a coat. i'm cold. exactly. let's look at these temperatures in bladensburg. 55 degrees there. and 43 degrees in west friendship this morning and look at the 100%. that means the dew point, the temperature are the exact same. actually a little bit of patchy fog in howard county this morning and also frederick county. out and about be prepared for that take it easy on the roadways. maryland's most powerful radar is dry right now. and it's going to stay is that way through the day. we're going to get lots of sunshine in here. it's going to be a fantastic day. as we look at the hour by hour forec
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Sep 18, 2012 6:30am EDT
route 450, problems in baltimore city, an accident on the east side, hamilton, bel air road. traveling baltimore, a crash in white marsh, pulaski highway. for those of you headed out to the northeast corridor of 95. white marsh, route 43. traffic moving along. the roads will be slick. a look at 695, parkville, traffic picking up, no delays traveling towards tow son. >>> how far would you go to get the prized parking spot? an edgewood woman went too far in a parking rage accident that what happened in white marsh. linda so is live now. >> reporter: the woman got upset over a parking spot and took matters in to her hands and ended up in jail and faces charges of first and second degree assault and bail set at $1 million, brandy aims of har park caught got in fight with a woman over a parking spot outside the staples store friday night. aims got back in to her car, hit the woman, and pinned her against another car. that's not all. an inno accident bystander a became he second target. when aims saw the person tripe to get a tag number and take pictures, she drove in to the victi
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
power. in anne arundel county almost 4,000 people in the dark. in baltimore county up to 4,542. in baltimore city 711 people without power and in carroll county, r5 3 still in the -- 53 still in the dark. harford county close to 3,000. >>> a few hours after school, while daycare was still in session and community sports teams were practicing, police say a man committed a lewd act. anne arundel police need your help trying to identify that man. don harrison has the latest. >> anne arundel county police received some calls about a suspicious person outside of seven oaks elementary school in arting ton. >> an vit was reportedly acting strange. >> reporter: police released these pictures of someone they believe might have been the person. county police got the complaint about a quarter to six. >> this was after hours. my understanding, there was some nonschool related activity. it's going on in the re of the school. >> reporter: although it happened after school hours, it has some in the community concerned. >> we have no idea how long the individual has been there. so it could have be
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Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the showers coming up in just a little bit. >>> a baltimore mother who was shot in the neck earlier this year is making real progress. now she has a new tool to make her life easier. christian schaffer has been following her story. this lady has been through so much. >> reporter: she was shot in the neck and paralyzed from the neck down. now shaunice can do much more. the company presented it to her this morning. when we first met her earlier this year sholy after the shooting she had a computer she could use but she had to move her head around to use it. now with this new one she can operate it by using her eyes. that makes it much easier to communicate with her family. she can take and send photos. she is strong enough to breathe and talk on her own. >> i feel much better. >> reporter: she was shot in the neck in may. she had stopped not far from her home. two men pulled up to her car, fired into this striking her in the neck. so far, they have no suspects. we'll have much more of her story tonight at 6 and 11. christian schaffer, abc2 news. >>> days after sharon love was here in
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
farewell to the man who brought football back to baltimore and a look back at the legacy of art modell is only missing a calling from canton and a place in the hall of fame eye think his con -- >> i think his contributions are extraordinairey. i don't like to take positions on that but there are very few who have contributed what he has. >> reporter: the nfl commissioner recalls the former ravens owner as a legend and visionary, moving his team to another conference to achieve a merger of the two leagues and promoting monday night football when virtually no one thought this would work. >> art convinced them that it would work and said i'll take the first one and show you. just give me nay -- nay math at home. >> paying their last respects to a father figure. >> well done. at the end of the day, well done, my good and faithful servant. rest in peace. >> reporter: it's a point not locked upon modell's son john. >> the story could not be told without the recognition. that recognition may come but that won't be his greatest legacy. no. because my father is already enshrined in the heart th
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> two gun incidents at baltimore county schools and the action that is being taken to keep students safe. >>> and some people say there's no way they're giving up their dog as family members. but the state's new law has some landlords saying you better get rid of the dog or pack up and move out. thanks for joining us. i'm megan pringle along lynette charles and lauren cook. and we want to say congratulations to the charles crowson family. his new daughter was born yesterday. congratulations to them. >> he's beaming in that picture. and she's adorable. >> she's so tiny. i can't wait to see her in person. >> i know the family has appreciated your comments on facebook. and keep that gorgeous weather coming. >>> weekend looks stellar. we'll see a few more clouds moving in. this morning, 64 in reisterstown an arnold 58 and 56 in ab deal. and -- aberdeen. we're dealing with a little bit of patchy fog this morning in some spots. take it easy as you head out and about. and we look at maryland's most powerful radar. we had a cellar week so far. i think -- stellar week so far. i'm keeping the
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Sep 11, 2012 5:30am EDT
. >> reporter: good morning. if you are in baltimore county and heading out to 759, no concerns. it's nice and clear -- 795, no concerns. it's nice and clear. heading out to the beltway, a live look at the west sideat old court road. traffic is starting to pick up. you are looking at 12-minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. there are no delays heading on that inner loop up towards pikesville. now the beltway will be remain nice and clear from parkville up to towson. 11 minutes on the outer loop from 95 up to 8 3. and no concerns out on the jfx heading into the city. it's going to take you 11 minutes no delays from the beltway all the way downtown to fayette street. now over to you. >>> 5:32. 11 years ago today our livewere changed forever and today we will take a moment to honor those who lost their lives on september 11th. abc2 news linda so is live downtown and you can tell us about a special memorial happening where you are standing today. what's this all about. >> reporter: we are here at the 9/11 memorial at baltimore's world trade center. when the sun comes up the b
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. ♪ ♪ . >>> baltimore county fighting west nile virus. >> maybe no showers for long. what part of the weekend we could see storms going forward. >> and the orioles are in the win column and so is the city of baltimore. we will explain in a live report. >> we honor a legend. could this night have gone any better? how about them a's. 46,000 of you saw a game that will go down in history. adam jones kept his promise to hit one tonight for cal. it's for who they beat, how they beat onto importance of this anniversary night. this was a great thursday. they jumped out early. yankees tied it up and then in the 8th the orioles had bombs bursting in air, three homers to beat the yankees and with the win they are now tied for first place. nobody wanted to go home. nobody could believe what they were watching, look at the crowd, everybody just a sea of orange and then jim johnson came on in the 9th and went 1, 2, and see you. watch this. cal shaking hands with peter up in the box. brian joining us live with more on the great or win at the yard. >> we start with more information about the west ni
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
flash flood concerns, 20, 40 minutes before you got the true runoffs, still rain from baltimore and the severe weather threat. one area, the costal areas along the bay. for more, let's head over to meteorologist mike mass co. we'll continue that southerly wind. that will pile up the water into many communities. coastal flood warning, southern baltimore county into anne arundel county. that is through the overnight hour. havre de grace, high tide around 9:15 and annapolis around 9:00. you're going to be dealing with coastal flooding. take a look at lay tonsville, 66 unconfirmed wind gusts, still gusty winds. let's send it over to wyatt. >> just to get back to the radar perspective, chester south -- chester town south of queen anne county and if there were ever a time to download our storm shield app, this is it. put if your zip code. your town. when you do that, you can bring have you the coastal flood advisories. much more weather coming up. let's go backs to the news desk. >>> many schools cans selled their afternoon and evening activities. you can get the full list on our website,
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Sep 6, 2012 6:30am EDT
baltimore's baseball town once again tonight the orioles will unveil the fifth in its living legend series and they are monoing the ironman. -- honoring the ironman. charlie back down there live at camden yards with the story and charlie important date in history. >> reporter: a wonderful date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to the ballpark here in downtown
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Sep 5, 2012 4:55am EDT
. a few construction delays around baltimore city, not really going to impact your commute. 795 to 70 looking pretty good, lots of green on your screen. outside we go for a live shot. we'll show you, this is 895 just south of o'donnell street. things are looking good. 895 -- excuse me, 695 at harford road looking good at this hour. we'll do this all again coming up in less than 10 minutes. megan. >>> five minutes away from 5:00 right now. mike, thanks. >>> about a month ago we told you about airlines to shrink their seats to fit more people on a plane. now united airlines is going through with that plan. the airlines says it's going to retrofit 152 of its planes with slimline seats, reducing the seat size. we're talking about 18 inches to then 17 inches, so the change will allow for six extra seats in the cabin. united says its passengers really shouldn't notice the change, especially since leg room won't be affected. >>> record number of passengers flew through bwi airport in july. the airport's busiest month ever. we're talking about 2.2 million people walking through the terminals.
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Sep 25, 2012 6:30am EDT
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
lead police to her home on monday when they -- where she was arrested. in baltimore county, jeff hager, abc2 news. >>> well, here she is. police identified her as brandy tennille ames and a judge has set bail at half a million dollars. >>> all right. we have video to show you. this is video that led to an arrest last year. recount recount police said this is brandon michael smith of crofton caught into the act breaking into a car last october. this private surveillance video led to smith's arrest last year when the police department put it on their facebook page, but the charge didn't stick. officers arrested smith again this weekend after a simple traffic violation. when police went through his car, they found stolen property and tools of a break-in trade. police said there could be more victims. listen. >> we have some unclaimed property at this point. we're asking folks to come forward. >> so right now you nabbed him for one recently but it could be more than that exactly. >> if you live in gambrills or crofton, keep an eye out. >>> investigators are trying to find the cause o
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
the country including here in baltimore and inner harbor wherewe find linda so this morning. linda you going to tell us about a memorial. people are not familiar with this because it's sun dial and it happens once a year. >> reporter: yeah and it sits in front of the world trade center in downtown baltimore. and in just about 40 minutes,something special will happen here. when the sun comes up this morning, the building will actually cast a shadow that will move across the memorial and hitinscriptions that tell us what happened on september 11th. of course, 11 years ago today. the memorial honor the 69 marylanders who died on 9/11. this is one of the steel columns from the world trade center when it collapsed. there's also an exhibit at the top of the building that list the names and pictures of all the marylanders who died. so starting at 6:44 this morning, when the sun comes up, a shadow will move across the memorial and highlight the specific times when the planes crashed into the world trade center at the pentagon and inshanksville. this happens once a year on 9/11. here at thi
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's,
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Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
american communities mainly in baltimore city and county. abc 2news. >> thank you. take a live look at baltimore. you have the orioles fans, still milling around. kind of chilly night but we won one, lost one. what do you need to know before you head out tomorrow? mike, umbrella? >> how about a couple coats. i think you will need them and then the umbrellas into the wednesday. here51 downtown. you find 40s north and west along the 70 corridor. here is the forecast, through the course of the evening. let's take a look at that high. 68 degrees, below average temperatures, back to the norm allah rages into tomorrow afternoon. 52 waking up to 68 degrees around lunchtime. good amount of sun during the afternoon. the clouds come into place by tomorrow late in the day and that's going to open the door for rain chances. we will detail that in the seven day. >> all right. thank you. the chilly weather isn't stopping the smoking hot orioles in baltimore. fans didn't seem to mind watching them play in the cold. that means they are doing well. still working for the doubleheader against the blue ja
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Sep 6, 2012 4:55am EDT
virus. >>> he gave us what we wanted. football. back in baltimore and this morning, keep art modell in your thoughts, the baltimore icon is in the hospital. >>> and baseball's ironman returns to camden yards. the living legend statue for cal ripken unveiled just before the o's take on the yankees. a live report coming up this morning. >>> clearly charlie out live again at camden yards. somebody is excited about tonight's game. and we'll check in with him and a bit and in the meantime if you are headed downtown to go cheer on the o's you probably want to know how the weather is looking. over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone. we are looking pretty dry for the most part so we will continue that trend as we go throughout the day and also we'll get a little bit of sunshine in here it's going to look more like it did jed and the day before that. an isolated shower or storm is possible in the afternoon. the green spots indicative of rain showers this morning. very light in nature. 270 you are going to be seeing some wet weather there especially in virginia. rossvi
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
right now first crash of the day in northwest baltimore. moreen that in just a few. >> i was like listening and wondering if the fog had something to do wit. not too much fog in that area. north and west howard county as well as frederick. we can see arbutus temperature this morning that's the big story as well. we are very chilly this morning. coming in at 48 degrees. look at the dew point. oh, we are nice and refreshing and dry. 47. but how close they are together. there could be a little bit of patchy fog across that area. the winds are calm and they're not going to be as breezy as they were yesterday. so that's also some good news i have to deliver no you this morning. the temperature in glen burnie at 52 degrees that dew point at 47. and as we go into barnesville. 42 and 42 so yes also looking at a little bit of patchy fog across is that area. maryland's most powerful radar is nice and dry this morning. and this trend will continue even as we go into the afternoon. it's going to be a fabulous day on tap with lots of sunshine. we'll see a few high clouds out there but still, p
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Sep 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
and baseball is back in baltimore. the o's atop the a.l. east. a live report this morning of a series coming up in the days to come and the ticket prices you may pay. >> yeah, those ticket prices a big story on this wednesday morning. thanks for joining us, i'm megan pringle alongside lynette charles who's busy with the weather, mike massco filling in with traffic. and it's quiet out there right now. >>reporter: it's quiet. we do have one wreck well north of town. we'll talk about that coming up. charley looks like a kid in a candy store down there at oriole park. >> he does. >>> it's humid. >> it is very humid out there this morning. that tropical feel as we go throughout the day. also a chance for more scattered showers and storms in the forecast. let's break it down for you on maryland's most powerful radar. as of now, mainly dry, but we are seeing some light showers trying to pop up across the area. the heaviest rain, though, over towards the west, if you're headed towards western maryland this morning, around papa, cumberland. we also now have one lone shower north of the
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Sep 24, 2012 6:30am EDT
jacket as you head off to work. we have trouble in northeast baltimore, a crash on york at belvedere. if you are using the jfx, no delays from 695, all the way downtown to east fayette. that stretch, normal ride, 11 minutes. a live look at the topside, towson, delaney, nothing to get in you way from bel air up to 83. traffic is starting to pick up on the west side. here is a live picture at wilkins avenue, inner and outer loop picking up from 795, towards 95. that's a look at time saver traffic. >>> maybe fall but the threat of west nile virus is not over. linda so is here with the latest. what is happening to protect people, communities affected by this? >> another round of spraying for mosquitos, this time in arundel county. a case of west nile was detected there. the spray willing happen at 7:30, crews will spray october first, the same thing happening in baltimore, spraying for mosquitos in parts of pikesville at 7:30 tonight, again on october 1st. you should stay inside for 30 minutes until after the spraying happens. linda so, abc2 news. >>> parents we have important news for y
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Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
baltimore man they say died at the hands of police. the viewing is taking place for anthony anderson. he was walking home in east baltimore last week when he ran into several police officers. now, initial police reports say that he died because he was trying to hide drugs by ingesting them. however, now police are admitting that's not true. anderson's family, they want the truth to come out. so coming up in the next half hour, we're going to tell you how this family plans to take action this weekend. >>> anne arundel county woman right now sitting in a jail cell this morning, accused of trying to run over her estranged husband with a pick- up truck. petina moorehead, from shady side has been charged with attempted murder and police say that the two were arguing when moorehead got into her truck and they say she pinned him behind that truck and another car that was parked. her husband whose name is not being released right now has life-threatening injuries. he's in the hospital. >>> the future of the wrecker theater in towson rests in the hands of the liquor board. this is all after a
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Sep 21, 2012 4:55am EDT
those who have survived colon cancer. >>> a judge makes the decision on pension plans of baltimore police and firefighters. >> it's a message you have to hear. she's a mother with a broken heart but we'll tell you about the one love foundation just ahead. >>> the first lady will be in baltimore today. where she'll be and what her mission will be coming up today. >>> it's the apple of their eye. iphone lovers, the wait is over. the iphone 5 is on sale all over the country today, including here. it is friday, purple friday. that you know for joining us. i'm megan pringle and lauren cook is going to tell us about the weather. >> jamie and i are also facing off on who could write the best cheer. speaking of the orioles, there's a huge rally going on in lots of different locations today. people who are heading out there, what can they expect? >> chilly this morning but in the afternoon we'll warm up nicely. we have sunshine moving in as well but we'll stay dry. the rain pushes in tomorrow but we have temperatures this morning coming in below average. you can see owings mills coming in a
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Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
colts band continued to march until modell brought them back when football came back to baltimore. >> mr. modell came to baltimore and adapted -- adopted the bandto show his support. he was devoted to the band. >> the band stayed together until the ravens came together in 1996 adopting the band was a nod by modell to the football history. >>> from the owner of one team to another. peter and lows is-- angelos is speaking out saying art modell was the visionariy and pioneer whose impact on the game continues to this day. he and his late wife pat were as committed to philanthropy to professional football in baltimore and beyond. he was a national football league visionary and that's what he is saying. thank you to him. so that statement coming from pert angelos. >> and governor o'malley reacting to the passing of the former baltimore ravens owner saying in part he was respected by his players and beloved by family and fans. he brought the game and spirit of football to baltimore. he said he helped invigorate baltimoreans with pride in their team and set sety. >> they want you to head
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Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
race going too so the chances of baltimore making it into the playoffs right now pretty good right now, all things being equal. what's important, baseball now great again here in the city of baltimore. they've been taking care of business on the road now. they've swept games in the past two against the toronto blueyai jays, couple that a weekend series over new york in new york. mark reynolds has been on fire for the past several games. he has had bombs friday night, sunday night, yesterday, you name it. he has been the hot hand for new york -- excuse me, baltimore by contrast. new york they lost that series to baltimore. they've been losing down in tampa and that's why we're waking up this morning with baltimore, some place they haven't been since 1997. they are first place in the a.l. east come september. this is a football town, or so we've been told. we're reminding you right now o's baseball is alive and well. >> obviously in my lifetime i haven't really seen anything like this, so we're looking forward to getting out here. >> things the same that we will make the playoffs, but th
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Sep 26, 2012 6:30am EDT
at the ramp to columbia pike. problems per sift in baltimore county where -- persist in baltimore county on paper mill road at cooper road. traveling on 73 -- 83 as we look live in hunt valley, notice everything is up to speed at shawan road and will remain nice and clear traveling down to 695 and get on the jfx heading into city. traffic is starting to pick up on 695. looking live here in overl-ea at bel air road. expect a little congest jest towards towson. now over to you.>>> a rash of burglaries have some in a community changing their reteens. 15 burglaries in three weeks. police are frustrated and neighbors are concerned. sherrie johnson has more and do police have a suspect in this. >> reporter: so far nothing yet but they think it's someone familiar with the area with 15 burglaries in three weeks folks in the boulevard park neighborhood are on the lookout. the community is off mountain road. people say aid quiet and crime free area until now. now some of them didn't lock their doors over the last few weeks things are changeed. police believe the same person committed the bu
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Aug 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
at what to expect. >> reporter: it's never as quiet in downtown baltimore as it is right now after those cars have been running all day and now they have stopped for the night. you can expect changes including possibly not as many people as there were last weekend. however, the supporters say the fact that the city and group were able to make it happen against long odds still has to be considered a victory. the noise level won't be any different. the experience might be. this year it's a game of managing expectation was predictions that attendance won't be as high as last year's 150,000. it's to be expected, the race on baltimore group came together and saved the race just a few months ago. >> we will see six thousand i think. >> a small dip in numbers and i think that will happen. we gave them one hundred days and look what they did. >> reporter: naysayers had to wrong they say. >> by sunday the street also be packed. >> reporter: he expects business to speed up through the weekend. >> the businesses is fantastic. we paid our rent in two shifts last year. i don't know who you have
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Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
baltimore but how long will the streak last? stay tuned for the forecast. >> you know them. they are the ones who don't watch what they eat or drink but still don't gain weight. blame it on the bacteria. the news starts right now. >> we start with new information, 70-year-old norman gate wood charged with breaking the law that let his grandson get his gun. a 13-year-old rode the bus to school with a gun. when he showed it off during class the teacher was quick to wrestle it away, pin him down until more help arrived. nobody was shot but everybody was scared. >> i understand it was just a fight at the school there was a lockdown. seemed road there was a lockdown for the school on a fight. so i immediately rushed up and shortly after that got the kids out. >> reporter: the teacher is being praised for putting her life on the line to protect her students. that make itself to gun stories in two weeks in baltimore. >> parents you want to know if your child will be safe . >> reporter: there are the obvious concerns following two incidents of guns in schooling now concerns over how to make scho
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
jeans f you've seen this woman or have information, call the baltimore county police department right away. >>> three weeks after a near riot, the owner will go before the liquor control board. there the -- the board will determine if the recher theater will be able to keep its license. the hearing will be on october 15th. >>> what does a hexic movie -- hex -- historic movie theater cost. the city bought it for $800,000 in 2009. it's being renovated right now. >> let's go to m&t bank stadium where prime-time tailgating is going on. ravens dense the browns on thursday night football. just heard where late owner art modell has made the list. this is the long list. we've got jonathan ogden, priest holmes and the final selection is on so many sunday. tonight the ravens put jamal lewis into the ring of on north. >>> thankfully the regular refs will be back. after countless botched calls -- of course this was the disgrace on monday night football. gene steratore will work tonight's game. >>> you can watch the ravens and the browns on a big screen tv set up right here at harry run park in ch
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> and baltimore right now. >> it's great weather wide wise. >> i am on the hot seat -- wise. >> i am on the hot seat. >> i like the shirt. >> thanks so much. yes, we are looking good tonight. we will stay dry out there. and the humidity out there once again but it's not going to be as humid as it has been. that's good news that i candeliver this morning. married most powerful radar is dry. you don't need the rain gear as you step out and about. temperatures in arnold 71. and dew point yes they are up there but they are not in the 70s like they have been. looking at 68 for a dew point in arnold. 67 for a temperature in millersville and the dew point coming in at 66 and the last stop at hanover with the temperature coming in right around 68 degrees as well. and that's where linda so is this morning as she get things ramped up for the evening. heading through the hour by hour forecast, we will see sun and clouds throughout the day. temperatures right around 79 degrees by 10. and plenty of sunshine by lunchtime with the temperature at 86 degrees. it's going to be a hot one on tap. let
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
looking at a 15 minute ride from 695 to downtown baltimore. we'll check in and take a live look outside in parkville, the beltway, everything is moving along just fine at hartford road but the roads going to be brett and slick. be -- to be wet and slick. be careful. and getting down towards 95, that is a look at your abc2 time saver traffic. >>> all new for you this morning, the nfl has reached a deal with refs to get them back on the field immediately. this is great news for ravens fans because the first assignment for the zebras, baltimore tonight as they host the cleveland browns. linda so is here with reaction, as what many are calling an early chris man fan. >> those replacement refs would have been on the field tonight had the nfl not reached this tentative agreement. you remember what happened monday night when things came to a boiling point. the replacement refs were under fire for that questionable call that gave the sea hawks the win over the green bay packers. it was after that missed call that the two sides got serious about negotiations. for weeks now, coaches, players and
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
return to the job. getting a hero's welcome in baltimore, as the league gets ready to return all officials to the field on sunday. >>> murder mystery. fans in shock as tv actor johnny lewis goes on a killing rampage before ending his own life. did synthetic drugs make him do it? >>> and is this the worst marriage proposal ever? the pilot who told his girlfriend they were going to crash. and then, pops the question. >>> good friday morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> i'm john muller. rob and paula are off this morning. we begin with an all-too familiar american tragedy. a deadly shooting has shattered the quiet of a small sign company. >> it happened in minneapolis, where police say the toll stands at five dead and four wounded. abc's tahman bradley has the details that have been breaking overnight. >> reporter: a tense scene in minneapolis. as s.w.a.t. teams responded to a gunman who opened fire at accent signage systems, filling tour people, including the company's founder, and then himself. >> i can't confirm that the suspect, the shooter is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Sep 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and making ridiculous noises to the cops. >> it was university's homecoming but baltimore county police say people from off campus caused the chaos that started at the wrecker theater. >> people were invite today this party including some paternities and one specific fraternity invited numerous subjects to this party who were not from the area nor were they from the school. >> management at the wrecker wod not talk to us. joshua works. >> i think at 1:00 something this morning there was a fight that broke out out here in front of the green. a bunch of people fielthing and stuff like that. everybody started stomping him. >> one person was shot in the hand near towson circle. he was taken to sinai hospital for surgery. six people were arrested. state police had to help out baltimore county, but by the end of the night, still didn't feel comfortable on the street. she recently moved from the city to towson hoping to avoid the violence. >> security kept the doors locked, and he actually escorted me back to my car. >> another six people have also been charged three are charged with se
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
baltimore county schools in just a mat he of two weeks. >>> also ahead this morning, how you like them apples a highly anticipated press conference from the company.and more slots more stores. maryland live casino opens up the second phase so what n you expect when you go to gamble? we have a little sneak peek at what's going to make the casino a little bit more jazzy. in the meantime, thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. we are down one person and that is because charley crowson and his wife at the hospital. we are on baby watch this morning. >> yeah. >> lauren cook has a look at traffic. lynette has the weather and how is it going out there. >> looking good. >> yeah. a little foggy right now in carroll and frederick county. if you are in the areas be extra careful. a lot reduced visibility. >> good to know for the roads. what about how long it will stick around. >> it will stick around until certain the sunrises but it's chilly so you need to grab the jacket or sweater as you step out the door this morning. you will be able to put it away through the afternoon. but l
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
fire bombing in forth east baltimore. a dozen families looking for new places to live after molotov cocktails set fire to the building. today the apartments are all boarded up. flyers have been posted two police officers have been assigned to the area. >>> administrators have brought in the experts after the find of bed bugs at carroll community college this week. we have more on the college's plan to wipe them out. >> reporter: heat treatments and specially trained dogs, the college is nipping problem in the bug. they come here for an education but suddenly the 11,000 students getting a course in bugs. >> we gote mailed by the dean. >> i was reading and my hair started itching. >> reporter: administrators have quash teed a class and shut count nurses building over a find. bed bugs barely visible to the nakedi. the college called in people who brought in a dog to sniff them out. >> did find them in three different locations on campus. building 209, the nursing room and two other rooms we found some indication of just -- on furniture that we moved into room 209. >> reporter: on frida
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Sep 7, 2012 6:30am EDT
community says bye to a baltimore police officer. >>> his family needs help and the community is coming through. we will tell you how to help the perry hall student shot on the first day of school. those stories straight ahead. it's friday morning thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. lynette is here with a check of the forecast and mike has a check of the traffic. purple friday a orange friday. take your pick or mix and match. >> you look good over there lynette. >> i couldn't decide. >> you have the orange cones and you are doing traffic today. >> reporter: it works. good team. >> traffic in one moment. a lot of people want to keep their eye to the sky because a lot is going on. >> a lot is going on. and you will be happy with today as you head out and about. we can see a shot in bel air this morning and it's the way it will stay throughout the day. so we will be getting a sun- cloud mix. rain should hold off until saturday afternoon saturday evening. and i am going to talk more about that coming up. but look at what we have in terms of temperatures this m
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Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
this has been made public. >>> a baltimore icon in the hospital this morning. we have the very latest on the health condition of art moe dell this morning. it is thursday, september 6th. thank you for joining us. i'm megan pringle, you can see charlie out live at camden yards. been sleeping all night? >> i did go home and change clothes but i have been out here all night. not really but camden yards is the place to be in baltimore once again. the beginning of the orioles' four game series with the new york yankees. they now trail new york by one game in the american league's eastern division but tonight, it is also about remembering baseball's ironman on this date. 17 years ago, cal ripken became the all time consecutive games leader beating lou gehrig at 213 #. that's the number, consecutive games played a streak that will never be broken in the history of baseball. tonight, the living legend statue will be unveiled honoring cal and that's coming up for you tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. the ceremony around 5:15 just before the start of the game. we're going to have a preview for that for
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Sep 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
he was stabbed to death. violence at the bar is nothing new. and in july, baltimore county police reported a homicide in the parking lot. neighbors in the parkville community say the bar is a constant problem and in fact, they have written the councilman but never got a response. on sunday night, family, friends and bar patrons gathered to remember jones. >> he loved his job. he loved what he did and loved the people. they were like family to him. >> he made everybody laugh. he it was so comical no matter how sad your day was e. made you laugh-- he made you laugh. >> reporter: abc2 asked the owners of the bar if they can offer surveillance video but couldn't comment. so far they don't have a suspect in this case. tavares jones leaves behind a 4- year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. >>> police are investigating a shooting and death at a house party on the alameda. larelle amos was shot while standing in the front yard on the 4700 block of leaveers court -- leabers cord yesterday morning. they don't believe she was the target but she open -- so far they don't have a motive or suspe
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
asking anywith information to call metro crime stoppers. >>> baltimore city will honor a fallen officer on friday. officer forest taylor died last woke from injuries he suffered from a car crash in february. he was critically injured on february 18. officer taylor's cruiser was hit by another car as he was responding to an emergency call. police said taylor had been in the hospital for weeks and was recovering but died from complications that he received from that crash. >> these men and women back up the quality of service with their lives. we see how in this case just responding to a semple call for help, officer taylor put his life before that of another and unfortunately lost that. >> in a statement, interim commissioner anthony batts emergencied the department's support for the family. services will be thursday on north charles street. taylor is survived by his wife and two children. >>> well, we told you last night -- we got the latest on those three chocolate lab puppies stolen from the owner's yard. an anonymous donor has doubled the row ward. gary sullivan called abc2 to tell u
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Sep 18, 2012 5:30am EDT
case in baltimore county. a live look at the harrisburg expressway, knot way, north of the beltway. an 1 minute ride, traveling southbound from 695, all the way downtown to east fayette street. the beltway, no delays from parkville, up towards towson, the west side, that will remain clear. no problems traveling that outer loop from 795, towards 95, you are looking at an 11 minute ride. meagan, over to you. >>> the chicago teachers strike still on after both sides appeared headed to a resolution at the end of last week, now it turns out, mayor rob emmanuel is appealing to ends the strike. activists are supporting the chicago teachers. sherrie johnson is live this morning with what is happening in our area. >> reporter: a group of activists will be coming out here this afternoon, right here at the intersection of cold spring and falls road in front of western high school. basically, they will hit the picket line, after that, they will have a news conference, talking about their show of support for chicago teachers. they want to support teachers defying big business and mayor. they want t
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Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the tenor, with the baltimore choral arts society. >> when i stood onto podium and looked at orchestra peter was the face and a smile that stood out. >> he sang with them for five- years. it was outside of his musical life that the national institute researcher was gunned down. >> professional colleagues know him as a great researcher and a great sciencist. we know him as a great friend and singer. this is i a guy you love being around, who lit up the room. >> reporter: police believe that he may have been a victim of a robbery. an upstanding citizen in the wrong place and the wrong time. >> we hope that somebody comes forward. we hope that the people who did this to peter won't do it 20 anyone else. >> abc2 bricks i the sounds of the season each year. this holiday season when you hear the music one man will be missing. >> last piece we sang before it ended. the last piece was the caroh of the angels. now he is with the angels. >> police need your help. they have no leads and they hope someone saw something or heard something monday night around 10:30. there is also a crime s
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
as well. we have a crash in northwest baltimore. this one is going the be on reisterstown road at prim rose avenue. if you are traveling on 695, traffic is stating to pick up. here is a live look outside. baltimore national pike, the outer loops starting to jam up a little bit. nothing out of the ordinary, though. as we head over to parkville, no problems to report on the outer loop towards 83 and inner loop collie as well towards 95. >>> ravens are celebrating a win after playing host to the patriots in a rematch of last season's afc title game. baltimore lost that one 23-20 on a missed field goal, seconds remaining. last night, all about pay back, this time, a much different story. justin tucker, 27 yards out, eeks it in. ravens win this one barely by inches. 31-30 the final score. it was app emotional night for smith. he was on the field hours after learning his younger brother died and this morning, linda so is here with how he made it through the game. >> the support he received from teammates and fans meant so much. he told people about his brother's death on twitter and his
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Sep 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
baltimore and toward the south, annapolis and arundel county. still power issues tonight, but here is the shot downtown, a gorgeous shot. 78 in town. 78 ocean city. look at oakland, a struggle to get out of the 60s. we hit 63 degrees. it is all about the dewpoints running into the 50s. that will be the trend. dry air over the next five to six days. >> 71 for your temperature. falling back into the 60s and monday at 59 degrees starting out. >> we have one weather story to talk about, leslie, a huge storm. we'll talk about that seven-day forecast that you're going to love, in just a little bit. >> what a side weekend. baltimore came out to pay respects. several thousand people filed passed the casket of art modell this weekend. it was taken over by somber fans and music of frank sinatra. here is more. >> reporter: to be soothed by thousands of family members, it makes me feel elated. i could shrug out the door. >> all you done for baltimore, thank you. >> thanks for the memories. >> they lined up waiting for the gates to open at 11:00 saturday morning. no beer, hot dogs or cheering stands.
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Sep 10, 2012 6:30am EDT
downtown baltimore. michael phelps, an event at the inner harbor, free. if you don't have plans, check it out. we have the ravens game tonight. expect a lot of congestion, near mt. >>> ready for monday night football, the ravens play host to the cincinnati bangles at mt bank stadium. kickoff set for 7:00. sherrie johnson has been out talking to fans about their thoughts on the coming game and what are they saying? >>> they are very excited, they are hopeful, excited about the ravens. we are here at dunkin donuts. we have been talking with fans and tonight the ravens host the bangles at 7:00 at mt bank stadium. the ravens are dedicating this season to art model. a former ravens owner and brought football back to baltimore. he will be honored in a pregame ceremony. this year the ravens could face the biggest challenge yet. the ravens will play 8 of 16 games against teams that made the playoffs last year. here is what some of the fans have to say. >> i'm taking my wife to her first ravens game. it's the opening game. she will enjoy all the moments of tonight's game. >> it's going to be ex
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Sep 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >>> braking news from baltimore county. an elderly couple killed inside their home. >> he see you him walk down the street. >> a first grader onto wrong bus and he was forced to walk alone. the full story. >> and 75 today. when will be look at more 80's? abc 2news starts right now. >> we start with a breaking news update out of baltimore. an elderly couple found dead. >> no suspects right now. let's go to christian. >> reporter: yeah. neighbors say a younger man had been living with that couple not far from pikesville. police say there were no signs of forced entry in to the house. they are looking for that younger man tonight. the investigation lasted late into the evening with photographs being taken inside the well kept home. two people were killed here, an elderly couple, neighbors say they were in their 80s. >> reporter: earlier a neighbor called police after getting a call from a regularrive -- a relative of the couple. >> we looked in the window, saw a man on the floor. officers made forced entry in to the home to check it out. found a female in the basement. >> reporter: p
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Sep 19, 2012 5:30pm EDT
after three people developed an infection and one died. the baltimore health department said the spa was probably not doing everything to prevent infections. >>> on the weather front it doesn't get much nice are, but a chilly north breeze will make an impact. temperatures will fall in the 60s, 50s and 40s. easton 68 cool degrees. a few clouds. the rain from yesterday is all offshore. behind it nothing but good weather for a couple of days. here's your hour by hour forecast into the late part of the night. 55 degrees. the evening looks good enough. as we look toward your early morning, 48 degrees toward sunrise. we'll talk about how things develop. it's coming up. >>> a 15-year-old arizona girl and her friend were solicited for sex. it happened on a social media app. >> there's no bigger fear period. >> daniel did what any parent would do when he came home at 2 a.m. and found his 15-year-old daughter shelby missing. he panicked but the panic became sheer terror. a string of messages. >> he asked for sex. >> not just sex, drinks and the police report showed he was interested in thr
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
nearrisers town road, baltimore city, good news, this broke through the wires, hanover pike, dealing with an earlier accident, they have cleared. falls road, towards the norths debris knocking out both lanes due to a tree down. live, this is our traffic came at 95 north, maryland 100. 695 harford looking good at this how. things will change during the cows of the morning as always, 695, outer loop, 83, 11 minute ride. 695, from 795 to 95, taking you 11 minutes. a check in a little bit. >>> police in baltimore are searching for a teenager, the teen believed to be behind a hazmat situation that forced people out of their homes in parkville. linda so is live at county police headquarters with the latest. what exactly was the teen making? >> reporter: police are testing the chemical to determine exactly what it was. they are saying it was not bomb making material or a meth lab. police and hazmat crews were called out in parkville last night, the person living there called 911 after he smelled a strong odor coming from the basement. when he went down stairs he found his nephew an
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Sep 19, 2012 4:55am EDT
will be back out in baltimore county after a rain delay, trying to stop the deadly virus from spreading. we have details on that straight ahead. thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning, i'm megan pringle. charley off this morning, again, spending time with his new daughter and lynette charles has a look at weather. you might be wondering, please don't tell me there's going to be a repeat of yesterday. and, of course, lauren cook looking at the roads. >>reporter: yes. we actually do have our first accident of the day in howard county. so i'll have more on that coming up. >>> in the meantime, that weather was wild. >> it was, it was wild and whacky yesterday. but we definitely did need the rainfall across tharea, we just didn't need the severe weather that came with it. >> all the wind. >> exactly. lots of winds out there. we had severe thunderstorm warnings, we actually had a twawch up. -- tornado watch up yesterday. no tornadoes on the ground. that's the good news to take out of this. we did have some damage out there, and maryland's most powerful radar is picking up o
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
. harford tunnel looks good. that's the best approach to baltimore city. as we go outside, how about it? looking pretty good. we'll show you drive times and they look like this, pretty easy commute, 695 at harford road, that's looking really good as well across the area. and, again, 83 southbound from maryland/pennsylvania line to 695, that's a 22-minute ride and 695 outer loop from 795 to 95, that should take you 11 minutes. megan. >>> the baltimore orioles are in first place in the a.l. east and it's september. after all those years, you've probably lost hope, but now it can be restored. we have not seen this since 1997. charley is live down at camden yards. and, charley, those o's tickets have never been so hard to come by until now, right? >>reporter: you know, megan, when you talk about major league baseball, the season is long, it's 162 games and no sport is based more on numbers than baseball. and we're not going to bore you with those numbers, the inside stuff. we're going to talk to you about ticket prices this morning. i just did a check here on my smart phone, the stubhub pri
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
everybody else it was nothing, but to me it is -- i enjoy it. it is my hobby. >> reporter: the baltimore county police say they found a man lying in the grass. we're told he lives in the area and they expect to file charges soon. the police say when they come across cases like this, they look at past charges to see if there pay be a connection. jo and an update now to breaking news we first brought you on abc 2 news at 11:00. two men were found shot in the arm near the intersection of northern parkway last night at about 10:00. the men are in their 20s and 40s and were taken to the hospital with knop-life- threatening injuries. the police say the shooting may have been drug related. they're still looking for a suspect. >>> new information tonight on a double murder in pikesville. the couple was found murdered in their home in the 600 block of the avenue. they wanted to speak with their grandson about that situation. we have learned long has been taken to a hospital in oklahoma. the police say they haven't been able to interview him yet, but they're now officially calling him a suspect in
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
night football may shine a spotlight on baltimore but one problem can cast a dark shadow on the game. >> it's not a new phenomenon. >> reporter: councilman bill cole has been talking about parking scams. this area is ripe for them because in this part of town there seems to be plenty of parking but you can't use most of them. streets are marked 57bd lots are private. on game day many are open at a priessments it's a legitimate side business for most but not all. >> people come in from out of town and they don't realize, look, just because there's a sandwich board that says closest park $30 that it means it's legitimate. >> reporter: some bad apples take the money and tow trucks show up. cole hopes the new city law will shut down that scheme. it requires lot operators to give you a receipt and pay the city a share of their profits. >> any legitimate plot operator is collecting parking taxes and has pulled a permit from the city, so they should be able to demonstrate they are a legal and authorized lot. if they don't have that, i would probably move on. >> the city is checking lots. ma
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Sep 11, 2012 6:30am EDT
northwest baltimore on park heights at drew it's park drive. traveling on west side, expect heavy days. traffic is really picked up here at liberty road. outer loop just crawling right now and it's going to take you 11 minutes to travel from 795 down toward interstate 70. the inner loop going to be pretty sluggish heading up towards 83. and looking live at 95 at 395, no delays heading through the fort mchenry tunnel. harbor tunnel going to be nice and clear and using the jfx, no problems and the harrisburg expressway in great condition from the maryland pennsylvania state line down to the beltway. that takes you 22 minutes altogether. megan over to you. >>> 6:32. you are looking live from new york city as the sun starts torise. 11 years ago today our lives were changed forever and today we are going to take a moment to honor those who lost their lives on september 11th. linda so is live downtown this morning and you are going a tell us about the special memorial a lot of people don't know about this because what makes it eu meek is you see it once a year. >> reporter: we are hoping for
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Sep 28, 2012 6:30am EDT
this story and it has a baltimore tie. >>reporter: the o's plan to wrap up their home series on the improbable 2012 major league season. >> so charley crowson out live this morning. he's been out there all morning long, sometimes with an umbrella, sometimes not. so lynette charles will let you know if you need yours today and, lauren cook, you said the rain has definitely been an issue on the roads. >>reporter: the rain and the fog, it's leading to a lot of reduced visibility. slow down and please be extra careful. hopefully it'll clear up soon. >> what's going on this weekend with the buckle up rallies and the baltimore orioles game, the book festival. >> rub it in, megan. let me show you what's going on right now. maryland's most powerful radar still picking up on some showers, but we are beginning to dry out back across the western shore and even points further to the west, so that's going to be the trend for a while. and then we'll begin to see more rain possibly moving into the picture. so chestertown right now, rock hall, centreville getting in on the heavier rainfall across t
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Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, hand picking steve to take over ownership. >> he is a good mi
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
neighborhood in baltimore county after a hazmat scare. today two teens face chargings of concocting drugs for huffing in the basement on regally oak -- ridgely oak road. police arrested 19-year-old justin trionfo. today his mother told abc2 news that his arrest came as welcome news. she said her son and a friend were mixing engine starter fluid with water in bottles for huffing. it prompted and evacuation. >> i was upstairs and didn't smell it until i came down. i'm so sorry, though to all the neighbors about what happened and what took place, but he has been arrested and his friend. >> carol ready as also been charged with allegedly concocting the mixture. trionfo's mother said he posted a message on facebook saying he wouldn'ted to shoot up the school. >>> well, we had a deadly holiday weekend, didn't we? three killed, four shot over the last 12 hours. it started with a double shooting that left one dead but ended about 7:30 this morning when police found a man slummed over the we will -- slumped over the wheel of his car. homicide detectives are still investigating all five shootings. >>>
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Sep 3, 2012 4:55am EDT
moving fire across parts of baltimore city sunday. a man was trying to save his neighbor from a home doing all he could just didn't make it. >> abc2 news sherrie johnson is here with more on the deadlyfire and do authorities know anything about this or is this investigation going on for a while. >> reporter: firefighters and arson detectives are trying to figure out how the fire started and whether the smock alarms were working at the time. the fire broke out just after 6:30 on sunday night. firefighters raced to the 2200 block of east north avenue in the city's broadway east neighborhood. crews found heavy fire and thick smoke in that row home. neighbors went into action. one man who tried to rescue his elderly neighbor may have a fractured leg. now once inside, crews found an 88-year-old woman dead of smoke inhalation and burns. >> we learned that this was an 88-year-old woman. does live with other relatives in the home but no one else was in the house at the time. >> reporter: so far no word on exactly what caused the fire at 33 firefighters fought the one alarm fire and it was co
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Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. . >>> orioles magic reborn in the city of baltimore. >> another warm humid night and are we why for a foggy start tomorrow? the forecast in a minute. >> his behavior is the same as -- it's all about him. >> another woman speaking about what she said happened while working for john leopold. >> sky mile members for delta are in for a big surprise. why it may have people cooling their jets. the news starts right now. >> we start tonight with a growing case of orioles fever. they lost to the blue jays by two runs but that's all right. >> here come the yankees. it'll be crazy. orioles fans all came out to honor two of the greatest. they were both into the museume hall of legends here tonight. even after all these years you would think they still played on the same team. they were still joking around, eddie asked about the current version of the orioles and got a little side tracked. >> you know that's -- [inaudible] >> also former orioles, martinez as well as jimmy from loyola and coach gary williams. you know it's so fitting that topping off all the building excitement we will have
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Sep 27, 2012 6:30am EDT
have done damage to the on field program. and it begins tonight here in baltimore. >> they're first game back on the job will be tonight at m and t bank stadium when the ravens host the cleveland browns. couldn't be better time. those replacement refs would have been on the field had the nfl not reached this tentative agreement. you remember what happened monday night when things came to a boiling point. the replacement refs were under fire for the questionable call that gave the saw hawks the win over the green bay packers. after that call the two sides got serious about negotiations. coaches players and fans have been frustrated with the o -- officiating by the refs. for football fans especially those ravens fans, it couldn't have come sooner. >> that's awesome. i mean, ravens were directly affected in their second game of the season with a loss that was an obvious bad call, even by replay. the defender didn't even turn around to even know where the ball was going and they called a push off on the offensive player and that was not so. >> so the official refs will be back on the fi
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to find her. police also say bass is from north carolina. he ended up in baltimore this year, living in homeless shelters and all the while building an unknown record of violence and robbery that now spans two states. he's now locked up on a slew of charges. chief among them, murder in the first. in mt. vernon, prien kuebler, abc2 news. >> prien tells us police are still looking for bass' accomplice and still need you. if you can remember anything call the homicide direct at 410-396-2100. >>> there's another family that needs your help. he was a father, coach and friend and murdered over the weekend. he was buried today but the family is still looking for answers about what happened. >> on saturday 38-year-old fred king dropped his son off at a barber shop and said he would be right back. later sat dray night he was found shot several times in the 2600 block of kemp street. the engin was running and the door was open. police have few clues. the family made a big plea for people to come forward. they say the man who they affectionately called big fred was a friend to everybody
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
weather changed. in baltimore our world trade center is part of a unique memorial to the victims of 9/11. the 9/11 memorial sits in the shadow. once a year the building acts as a sun dale. the shadow moves across the memorial, revealing inscription, the time of the event on 9/11. the memorial pace tribute to the six marylanders who lost their lives on that day. >> in anne arundel people gathered to pay tribute. >> the memorial at police and fire department headquarters featured two steel beams. john leopold said it's a day to remember not only the victims, but the heroes who saved lives. >> to honor not only the people who lost their lives, about 3,000 individuals, 68 maryland residents, but also to thank the first responders, the police, fire, medical personnel who went into those burning buildings. >> the county held a tribute in annapolis. >>> when we woke up this morning it was the weather. a little before nine we all remember where we were 11 years ago. we remember who we lost, what we lost. in new york, they read the roll call of names. >> and my god mother. >> in shaimptionvi
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Sep 18, 2012 4:55am EDT
sides will gather this afternoon, this morning, though, baltimore community activists are gathering to show support for the teachers. sherrie johnson is live with more on why they are supporting the teachers. >> reporter: they definitely want to get out there and show support. they will be here this afternoon about 3:30 p.m., they will have a picket line at the direction of cold spring lane and falls road in north baltimore. we are here in front of western high school, this is where they are going to hit the streets if the picket line and want to support teachers defying big business and mayor. they want to support those making sacrifices for students, teachers, workers and communities everywhere. a judge scheduled a hearing on a possible injunction to end the chicago teachers strike for wednesday at 10:30 a.m., city attorneys filed a brief. the union is deciding whether to end the walkout if delegates call off the strike, students could be in class by wednesday. labor and education experts have called it a good deal for the union, including pay raises in a bad economy and appeals p
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Sep 13, 2012 4:55am EDT
' sherrie johnson is live this morning in northeast baltimore with the story and what's the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: okay, right now megan, police are still searching for a suspect in this shooting. so that investigation continues. now we are told that classes are set to resume this morning after the campus was on lockdown yesterday and evening classes were also canceled because of the shooting. but they are set to resume classes this morning. this all happened yesterday about 4:15 p.m. witnesses say the victim was inside the morgan state student center playing pool. he was shot inside the student center and he collapsed outside the building. investigators don't think the victim or the gunman were students at morgan state and right now many students are concerned leading to questions about how easy it can be for outsiders to come in and cause trouble. >> i heard a gunshot or like a big noise. so now i came out here to check and i found out it was him on the ground and he was bleeding. >> reporter: not yet released the name of the victim. they're also still searching for a
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Sep 13, 2012 6:30am EDT
tomorrow. >>> a suspect is in shock trauma this morning after being shot by a baltimore county police officer. police say that the officer attempted to question the driver about a stolen vehicle yesterday morning. but the man took off. nearly hitting that officer. well, that's when the officer shot at him. police have found that suspect who they say he was in lying in a parking lot at catonsville high school. that officer right now is on administrative leave. >>> all right, you don't have them in your wallet i'm guessing but we are talking about the penny and one vermont sports store no longer accepting them. the owner says customers they don't seem to mind. he says it's not going to change the way the merchandise is bought or paid for. >> it doesn't matter to them really. check transactions, credit card transactions, nothing is changed. they still to pay to the cent and on cash transactions they are frequently getting a few extra cents back and they save a few cents. >> i don't want the pennies anyway really. they just kind of jingle in my pocket or end up on the couch or the rug and
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
director and the baltimore county police have already committed to running additional controls at the schools and making hand-held metal detectors available to school resource officers. the teachers are also being called upon to look for signs of troubled students in their classroom. [ and certainly one facet of it, but it is not the only one. there are students who just don't feel connected. we want teachers to be aware of that and spend some time with that student and find out why they don't feel connected. >> reporter: many of the security enhancements are also outlined in letters schools will send home with students on monday and the superintendent is reaching out to them on a videotaped message on the web site. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> reporter: the hotline being set up and it will allow people to call in tips anonymously and there is an e-mail or text concerns over potential threats giving them additional means to help protect themselves. abc 2 news. >>> of course
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Sep 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
beltway at baltimore national pike. not too many cars out there just yet and no delays right now traveling from 795 all the way down to route 40. park v here at harford road, inner loop nice and clear down to 95 and the outer loop no problems whatsoever getting up to towson. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> she's accused of dumping does -- duping the schools rather and promising them assemblies teaching ravens' players and today joseph gill is expected to be in a courtroom for the hearing. back in march he was indicted on one count of theft. schools is tpas -- and ptas say they gave gill thousands of dollars to deliver the ravens' players to deliver the antibullying message but he never delivered. >>> peter morvitt not only a researcher and top medical man, but also he was a lover of music and had wonderful talents. his friends and family came together to remember him with a vigil this is all happening as police continue to search for his killer. abc2 news' sherrie johnson joins us live this morning from the police head carters. nigh -- headqua
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
well. it's long been argued in this charming city of ours, is baltimore is football town, or a baseball town. certainly in the last 15 years, if you made the latter argument it echoed against an empty seating bowl at camden yards. if history is any indication, indication -- the pillars of one of major league baseballs' storied franchises revealed themselves in bronze this season, the past seemingly on parallel course with today's player whose like a character in a shake conspiracy tragedy are in the throws of seeking a classic literary redemption. >> the best feeling that i have ever had. the fact that like the o. s are within this close of reaching wild card, winning the pennant, whatever, i've never had a feeling like this, i love this so much. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of fans have been locked in what by anymore was abusive relationship for 15 years. now, only in september, are they willing to consider forgiveness. this team is doing what every baseball mind said they would never do. that finally has camden yards rocking like it's 1997. >> if we can return to some o
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Sep 13, 2012 5:30am EDT
95. here's what it looks like in downtown baltimore right at 395. you'll notice not too many cars out there just yet. everything will remain up to speed through that fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tunnel. and as we check in and take a look at the drive times, 695 will be in great shape as well traveling the lout from 95 up to -- outer loop from 95 up to 83. 11 minute ride and no delays on the west side. # 1 minutes as well on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that's a lock at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan over to you. >>> this morning, students at morgan state university prepare to head back to class after a man was shot on campus. abc2 news' sherrie johnson is live this morning in northeast baltimore with the latest on the investigation and have police found the shooter? i know they've been looking for him. >> reporter: right, police are still looking for the shooter in this case as this investigation continues, yet classes are set to resume in a few hours after being canceled last night because of the shooting. this all happened yesterday. it was a chaotic sce
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Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
. moderate shield of rain pushing in around bel air and baltimore. a little closer around towson we are seeing a couple lightning strikes with this as well. all this is beginning to slide off toward the east. it will be crossing the bay. as we zoom in closer, you can see more showers around lake shore and arnold. so as we head intoan arundel county you are getting heavier rein across the area. this will be across the eastern shore in moments. so rock hall getting in on light rain and get in on a heavier batch as we go through time. behind that, we will dry out and we have another chance for showers as we work our way into the afternoon. this morning, temperatures are mild all you need is the umbrella as you head out and about. let's check the apartment bc2 timesaver -- abc2 timesaver traffic. >> reporter: we are dealing with rain. so be extra careful as you head out. no delays on the jfx heading into the city. looking at an 11-minute ride traveling southbound from 695 down to fayette street. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel as well as the harbor tun
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
you. >>> it was a fast moving fire as the sunset on baltimore on sunday. a man did everything he could to try to save a life of his neighbor but he couldn't get to her in time. sherrie johnson is here and with baltimore city if you know anything about the fire department they will give you a smoke detector for free and install it for you. do you know if the house had one. >> reporter: weg, this morning that investigation continues into the fire. for fighters and arson detectors are trying to determine what caused it and whether the smock alarms were working at the time. the fire started around 6:30 on sunday night. firefighters respond to the 2200 block of east north avenue and found heavy fire and thick smoke once they arrived. one man who tried to rescue his elderly neighbor may have a fractured leg. once fire crews went inside the home they found a woman dead of smoke inhalation and burns. >> we learned it was an 88-year- old woman. does live with other relatives in the home but no one else was in the house at the time. >> reporter: so far no word on what caused the fire. fire
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Sep 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
, nothing to get in your way up towards 83. that's a look at your time save traffic. >>> baltimore ravens beat the new england patriots 31-30. if you read torey smith's tweets, this was a man who was in a lot of pain. if you saw him on the field you know he is a warrior. the wide receiver played with everything he had, following the death of his younger brother. linda so has more from smith this morning, what he has to say. >> the support he has received from his teammates and fans has meant so much and told people about his brother's death on twitter, that's his account on sunday morning, since then, his account has been flooded with well wishes from fans. he played the game for his brother, 19 year old kevin jones died before midnight when a motorcycle crushed in to a utility pole in virginia. alcohol was not a factor. smith traveled to virginia to be with his family, he got an hour of sleep before the game and made the decision to play when he got to the stadium. he is glad he did. in the second quarter smith scored a touchdown and after the game he says it was for his younger b
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Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
that many every month. >> baltimore is rocking it. >> reporter: in the last year harris said home sales for the month of july jumped by $10 million here. the average price of a home in baltimore jumped $28,000. >> this is good news, believe it or not. this is the only category that we've seen less percentage wise because the market has gone up. we're seeing a steady increase in buyers. less houses available for small in baltimore city. >> reporter: harris said many people who were under water are sitting on them or rnting them. it's creating this new shortage on the market. >> we've noticed a small adjustment in prices, multiple contracts on properties. we're seeing it from the brokerage side as well. >> reporter: they are further signs that housing could be slowly rebounding, making it a seller's market in the process. in baltimore, jeff hager, abc2 news. >> according to the maryland association of realtors, home prices neared the national increase of 3.8% since july of last year. >>> the nation's debt continues to grow. it has now topped $16 trillion, which is about $60,000 of d
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Sep 20, 2012 4:55am EDT
here's what 95 looks like in downtown baltimore right at 395. no delays right now traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. just eight minutes to travel from the beltway all the way to the toll plaza. if you are using 695 it's going to be nice and clear traveling on that outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. that stretch will take you 11 minutes. and the west side will be delay they have free. it's going to take you 11 minutes as well to travel the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that's a look at your traffic traffic. megan over to you. >>> five minutes away from 5:00 right now. today the mother and sister of yeardley love are speaking out about her mother and how they are keeping her memory alive. they started a foundation in her honor to raise awareness about dating violence. love's sister describes what it was like during the trial of george huguely the man convicted of killing you've. >> heart -- yeardley love. >> my heart was beating really fast all the time. i kept thinking that's what yeardley saw. that's the last thing she saw and i kept running that through my head
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Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
baltimore city baltimore county and prince george's county. time for a check on your weather with meteorologist lynette charles. >> check out what's going on in a and -- annapolis a beautiful sunrise. plenty of blue skies and that's what's going to be the name of the game through the rest of the morning. a few clouds trying to stream in here going into the afternoon. i am going to call a sun cloud mix but temperatures 55 degrees. we are chilly. make sure to grab that jacket as you head out and about for today. that hour by hour forecast brings us up to 72 by lunchtime. and 75 for a high. the 7-day forecast brings rain in the forecast for tomorrow. let's check the traffic with lauren cook good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are dealing with several accidents trouble in baltimore city where there's a crash on greenmount avenue at madison street. if you are using 83 to get downtown, all is clear from the beltway to fayette street. we have an accident in baltimore county to watch out for. that's right on philadelphia road at rossville boulvard. and heading to the beltway expec
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the baltimore area in recent years. earlier this year two brothers were found not guilty accused of pouring gasoline on to a pitbull and lighting her on fire. the dog, renamed phoenix, eventually had to be euthanized but that case led to important changes. they get special training no last year a cat nursing her kitten was burned. thankful flip mittens -- thankfully mittens was able to recover and become a posted cat for several others. the person accused in her attack was convicted. >>> who can forget thor a pet bull left in trash cafnlt the 5-year-old dog was down to skin and bones but is now thriving after being more than 20 pounds underway. you can find much more about today's animal abuse summit. just head to our slideshow. >>> temperatures have warmed up system. we're in the upper 70s to low 80s. 74 in bowie. 78 and 79 in goldsboro. those are even with our highs on the day. current conditions at bwi gusting to 19 earlier today so a little breezy at times. check out the sunshine dominating the pictures here throughout the afternoon. there will be some changes as we work into th
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Sep 21, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. baltimore city and county each have three. pg county has the most in the state so far with six. west nile virus can go undetected in many people. if you have symptoms, they can mimic the flu. >> some headache, fever, muscle ache, oth earl body aches as well as a rash or swollen lymph nodes. >> reporter: the department of agriculture and the city are working to combat the spread of west nile. they will start spraying in east port and outside the city. how to handle the problem is where the disagreement s bob is all for zapping them with the chemical praying. >> this is the third day. i've put on repellent each day and still i get mosquito bites on the leg oar loor dave is the manager -- >> reporter: dave is the manager and he is outside all the time. he doesn't object to the spraying. gee just wants people in the community to know when it will happen. >> there are individuals who do have sensitivies to it and it can be serious consequences for those individuals. >> reporter: the city will spray monday in east porter rase, knights bridge, primrose acres and truckers heights. the department
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Sep 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
expansion of gaming that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. >>> welcome back, everyone. faxcon technology has closed a factory in northern china after a brawl involving 2,000 worker s there are reports that the company makes covers. and there's no word what started the fight. foxconhas come under fire that. >>> well, that could make the iphone 5 even scarcer, apple phones are out of the stores after the first weekend of sales. iphone 5 is still available on apple's went site but not for immediate delivery. >>> but the verizon version may deem popularity. it turns out it will also work on at&t if you swap sim card chips. that means verizon customers can switch to at&t when their contracts are up. >>> well, gas prices are coming down, the national average is now $3.81 a gallon. that's a nickel less than a week ago or more than a month or this time last fall. you ca
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Sep 25, 2012 5:30am EDT
baltimore city and baltimore county and prince george's county. we are live in federal hill, linda so, abc2 news. >>> the court could announce whether it will take up same sex marriages in two cases one involving a new york woman who sued saying federal law unfairly treats same sex couples for who are lawfully married in their state. she says she paid taxes on her wife's estate because at the time new york state didn't recognize their out of state marriage. a california case centers on the state voter approved same sex marriage. -- voter approved same sex marriage. >>> we have information an peanut butter recall that expanded raising more concerns for families. and sherrie johnson has details on what other products this also applies to. sherrie. >> reporter: well, we have learned the large-scale recall for trader joe's brand valencia peanut butter applies to nut butter sold under 14 brand names at stores around the country. this includes almond butter and peanut but the ebb with flax cede -- butter with flax seed sold in target stores. the product sold nationwide is linked to 29 cases of sa
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Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
of course keep you posted. >>> 4:33. baltimore family is claiming police brutality after a man died last week following an arrest. officers had anthony anderson senior in custody for allegedly selling drugs. police say he died after swallow the drugs. however, witnesses say he was beaten by officers. a protest is happening this afternoon at 3 at the corner ofmontford and biddle street. family and friends want a independent investigation into anderon's death. >>> another life on chesterfield avenue and police are investigating a murder that happened sunday night in the 3000 block one block away from where the nih researcher was found murdered. he was gunned down last week. the meantime, councilman scott who represents the area says that he has spoken to the incoming police commissioner about increasing police presence and police say so far they have few leads in both murders. >>> some people living in carroll county and in a specific neighborhood are nervous after 50 cars were broken into or vandalized. the sheriff's department says more than 1300 dollars in electronics, jewelry and
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Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
about what happened in east baltimore. we know that a man confronted by police ended up dead and investigators are still trying to put together what happened. we have more on that story. >> reporter: anthony anderson was walking home when he came into contact with several police officers. the first report police gave after his death was that he died because he was trying to hide drugs by taking them. now police have admitted that's not true and people who say they saw it tell a much different story. a cross with a balloon and a couple of flowers sitting in the middle of the lot in east baltimore. this where anthony anderson died. >> everybody around the neighborhood like him. he not a trouble guy, come through, car and girlfriend. community guy. >> reporter: friday afternoon he was leaving baron middle street, walking across the lot when he was confronted by police. there is no word on what led up to the confrontation but witnesses say. >> grabbed, put his arms to the side and he came up, and slammed him on his neck. collarbone like. hit that man up . [inaudible] they -- put the
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Sep 21, 2012 6:30am EDT
the beltway, that's the main trouble spot here in baltimore, nothing out of the ordinary. this is parkville at hartford road, no problems on the inner loop getting down towards 95. the outer loop is nice and clear all the way up to york road. back to you. >>> 6:46 right now. michelle obama will be in baltimore this afternoon attending a fund raising event at morgan state university. it starts at 3:00 and will take place at the murphy fine arts center. ticket prices rain from $250 to $1,000. students only have to pay $25. next week she'll join her husband on the view. the president and first lady again are going to be joining the hosts on the couch on tuesday, the couple's first joint appearance for that show. mitt romney is scheduled to appear next month. the taped interview is part of the red white and view campaign, focusing on political issues. >>> the reverend al sharpton is in washington, d.c. to support same-sex marriage in maryland. he's having a news conference at the national press club. also attending, a minister of about an 8,000 member church in prince georges county.
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Sep 12, 2012 6:30am EDT
-- baltimore city schools today due to the harry and jeanette wineberg undation. they are having a huge event hosting a grand opening of the first of three school libraries. so right now abc2 news sherrie johnson is live with more on what's happening and why this is so exciting. >> reporter: well, yes, we are here live at the thomas johnson elementary middle school and south baltimore where in few hours there's going to be the grand unveiling. not only here at this school but two other schools to make it three new libraries total. and this morning, i have lyanne with me who has two sons one inpre-k and first grade. tell me about what you think about this library project and the fact the schools get the new libraries. >> i think it's incredible. especially for the city where we sometimes feel like we are forgotten the but this is bringing such a positive buzz to the neighborhood. we are getting 4,000 new bucks a pretty shiny new library where the kids can go in and experience learning. >> reporter: what do you think about the wineberg foundationteaming with up community partners to put t
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Sep 5, 2012 6:30am EDT
, everybody. we do have a couple of issues well north of baltimore city. we'll start you at emmerton road right at singer road. we do have an accident ongoing and that has tied speeds between 94, to around 35 to 40 miles an hour. so we are starting to see some delays. we do have ambulances, fire department, police activity right along perryman road out at old philadelphia road. we did have an earlier accident still ongoing. and congestion really starting to pick up on 695 at edmondson avenue. you'll notice the speeds tied down between 30 to 40 miles an hour. outside we go for a live shot and we'll show you some of our traffic cameras, 695 at liberty road, starting to see some volume on the outer loop. we have another shot for you the further north section of the beltway, 695 at harford road, starting to see some volume. things are looking pretty normal at this hour. the outer loop from 695 to 83 an 11-minute ride. >>> news time right now 6:31. parents want to know that when their kids, they head to school, they're going to be safe. and right now that is really hard for a lot of paren
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Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm EDT
east. here's baltimore, the action to the west. everything stays to the west through the 8:00 hour but eventually we're going to see the scattered showers move in. if you're doing out to the game, know it's a mild start a dry start. here come the showers and storms. easterly wind at five to 10 with a temperature around 73 degrees. showers, storms linger into tonight but it is a wet commute turning into a sunny day going into friday. we'll break down the forecast coming up. >>> parents, one threng you want top keep -- thing you want to keep on your radar, the risk of concussions. >> it's a team effort from the parents, coaches, teachers. lynn disa so tells -- linda so tells us about a new way to help everyone work together. >> reporter: 14-year-old tyler is hoping things go smeergt than last year. an accident left him with a concussion. >> i had no idea he would miss so much -- so many sports and so much of school. it was a month of school work we had to make up. >> reporter: many teachers are surprised the effects of a concussion can linger for weeks. some feel a team approach is m
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Sep 21, 2012 5:30am EDT
. witness you get to route 43, you're looking at 15 minutes to downtown baltimore. take a look at 695, east side clear here, nothing to get in your way has you head up toward towson. >>> many people will probably be hitting the road over the next couple weeks to take in all the sights of the leaves changing. take the smart phone with you. it could be one of your best friends. there's a new app that will find the best places to get a glimpse of the foliage colors. >>> o's fans can support the bird and we are live at camden yards with a preview coming up. >>> thank you for joining us. the orioles are in boston now and the team is asking you to johnson is along for the ride and joins us this morning, dressed to kill. you look like you're in the spirit. >> reporter: i am so ready here. we are right in front of the ticket counter at camden yards, popular place starting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to the general public, the o's postseason tickets go on sale online. the orioles encourage fans to buckle up and back the birds in their push for the 2012 postseason. they set up a series of rallie
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Sep 28, 2012 2:35am EDT
. pouring rain from boston and d.c. >> wet and 70s from new york to baltimore. 80s in the south. mostly 70s in the midwest, plains, and rockies. >>> a dog's best friend just might be a prison inmate. inmates work at lafayette parish correctional industries, or lapcor and sell dog beds. the beds are given to local animal shelters. >> they hit on the dog bed idea as a way to reseekle their uniforms before they just used to burn them to make sure they weren't stolen. inmates cut up the uniforms and use the leftover pieces as stuffing. making between, i don't know, 300 and 400 a year. i think that's great. >> i think so too. >> giving them to the shelters. >> the guys, they're on poor wooden pallet kralts crates in . >> orange, or striped. >> the dog is soft, happy, happy, happy. >> late night tv, what would that be without a little info on how to get six-pack abs. paula faris find out from a top trainer. >> if you worry about your belongings, where they're going, when you go through security at the airport you. may have good reason. brian ross investigates tsa officers who are on the wrong sid
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
gun incident at another baltimore county school. police say an 8th grader rode on a bus to school yesterday careying a 25 caliber semiautomatic. when he showed it during class a teacher took it and held him down until help arrive. the school went under lock down. the grandfather of the student 70-year-old norman gatewood is charged for allowing his grandson access to the gun. time for a check on weather with lynette charles. >> all right. let's talk about what's going on outside this morning. it's gorgeous once again. this is the third day this week in a row of beautiful weather. we can see what's npg manchester a beautiful sunrise and blue skies and we are seeing temperatures coming in right around 55 degrees right now. so still a little on the col side. make sure to -- cool side. make sure to have the jacket as you head out and about. put it away throughout the day because we have lots of sunshine by lunp time. 76 de-- lunchtime. 76 doo greece. -- degrees. hearts 7-day forecast as -- here's the 7-day forecast. a nice day today and tomorrow and sunshine on friday. let's check the
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Sep 21, 2012 4:30am EDT
abc2news.com. >>> a baltimore man, stephen lancing was the man who broke into a person's home in southwest baltimore in 2010, choked that victim while he was sleeping and demanded cash. he took the victim's car keys and bolted. he was found guilty of robbery, burglary and car theft. >>> one of the busiest transportation hubs in baltimore turned into a more chaotic scene when a runaway bus slammed into a bus shelter. 17 people were hurt when the bus slammed into the shelter. witnessens say the driver was at the back of the bus when it began to roll forward. >>> pakistanis are expected to take to the streets today to protest the anti-islam video. they are also running tv ads denouncing that film. even though the movie was produced in the united states t government wants the country to know it doesn't support the film's message. >>> this morning 700 u.s. soldiers are on their way back home from afghanistan. it's the last troop surge to leave the country. 77,000 troops went to afghanistan in 2009 to stabilize the country and build up afghan security forces. there are still about 68,000 america
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Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
connection party is one of many the foundation has been providing for the past 12 years. baltimore, i'm manny locke, abc2 news. >> all right. way to go. the orioles just announce add challenge it go orange. the team wants all elementary, middle and high schools to deck rated classrooms, gyms, feel with an orioles look. the winning school gets a visit by an orioles just before the final home series of the year. go to orioles.com/orange for more information. >>> we're hearing about the shooting at morgan, perry hill and yesterday. the student who brought the gun to stemmers run never had a chance to pull the trigger because the typier wrestled it away. in many cases parents find out about these incidents through social media. but is giving a cell phone helpful or exposing them to other dangers. what is the right age for cell phones? >> reporter: when shots were fired inside perry hall's cafeteria on the first day of school, parents didn't have to wait for a note. >> he called me and said mom, mom, mom. there's a shooting. a shooting. >> i said, what! >> reporter: security is one of the ma
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
, lynette. we continue to follow breaking news in northeast baltimore. there is a two-alarm house fire on lock stone way. linda stow will bring you a live report from the scene coming up in a few minutes. if you are traveling the main lines, no concerns right now on 95 moving through white marsh. it will be nice and clear as we check in and take a live look outside just north of route 43. you'll notice there is nothing to get in your way. 15 minutes all together from this point all the way to downtown. if you are using 695, here's a live look in parkville at harford road. inner loop nice and clear. that will continue down towards 95. and no problems on that outer loop up towards towson. that's a look at your abc 2 news time saver traffic. megan, over to you. >>> now to some breaking news that we have been following this morning, seven people, including a child, had to be rushed to the hospital, this after a fire proak out at a home in northeast baltimore. this happened at 5003 load stone way. it's an apartment building. abc 2 new' linda stow is at the scene right now. linda, what can you
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
morning. police in baltimore are searching for a teenager, believed to be behind a hazmat situation that forced people out of homes in parkville. >> the teen's uncle says his nephew and friend were mixing chemicals in the basement. police are looking for him. >>> police are looking for a driver involved in a hit and run in bel air. a woman was hit while standing on route 1 north of the hickory bypass. if you have information, call bel air police. >>> time for a check on the weather. >>> good morning, everyone. let's look at the most powerful radar, drying things out this morning, we will see showers and thunderstorms popping up towards the afternoon. grab the rain gear. let's go outside, annapolis, a few breaks in the cloud cover. we will see plenty of clouds throughout the day. the rain from the clouds as well. 86 degrees by 3:00. now a check of the traffic with mike masco. >>> good morning, everybody. to the north central avenue, a crash around madison avenue. speeds reduced due to the incident. south of town, another crash, affecting parts of, this is 95, northbound, exit 49 and 50. t
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Sep 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
baltimore family right now hoping somebody will come forward with some information that will help them find the person that killed their father. fredy king who's known as big fred was found shot multiple times in his car in cherry hill on saturday. he had just dropped his son off at a barber shop. king died later on at shock trauma. his family buried him yesterday. they are pleading now to the community for anybody to come forward with information to arrest the killer. police say that they have very little to go on. so if you have any information, they would appreciate a phone call. >>> time now to get a check on your weather and your forecast. here's meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning, everyone. let's check out what's going on in urbana this morning. yes, we are seeing some sunshine, but also some clouds. that's going to be the scenario as we go throughout the day, those clouds moving in from the west and all of this is ahead of a cold front that's going to move through the area. right now temperature in fredrick coming in at 54 degrees. we do still have a little bit of pa
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Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm EDT
virus. >>> a terrible morning for people in one essex neighborhood. baltimore county police say this man set fire to a carport, several vehicles and a boat. jamie brown lives in the neighborhood. and he had two vehicles in his carport burned along with a boat. he told us he doesn't believe the fire was set at his home. >> and just paid for the bought. just -- boat and just paid for the boat, paid cash for the boat and i bought it, fixed it up and i don't even have it in my name yet, you ing for the title. >> brown says all he can do now is tell police what he can and wait for insurance adjuster. >>> a former city police officer gives thanks to a hospital for saving his life, not once, but twice. gene cassidy braved the microphones at the university of maryland mecal center today but his true bravery began 25 years ago. while makingen arrest, he was shot twice in the head and may have died if it wasn't for shock trauma. left blind, he would later face death again the dire need of a liver transplant. the maryland medical center and an unknown organ donor came to his aid. >> we thought we w
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
offered. you can call city arson investigators at 610- 410 410-685-tips. >>> a baltimore county man was given a three year federal sentence for tax charges. cole was eventually allowed to go home for treatment but went to court multiple times to go pack it prison. he died early this morning. >>> harford county sheriff's deputies gathered for a funeral today laying to rest another of their own. jeff hager attended the funeral for sergeant ian lock ran. >> reporter: a week ago today it was sergeant lock ran who joined others at the funeral of corporal charles licato. in a strange twist of faith at that funeral lock ran started experiencing what they thought was acid reflux but it ended up being a heart which would claim his lie. they returned to the mountain christian church. >> all these guys are heroes. day by day they go through the stress of dealing with some really terrible situations that most of us don't even stop to think about and they give their lives to make other people's lives better and that makes them all heroes. >> following the funeral, the burial came if fallston. lock r
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